|''The Colgate Comedy Hour'' - 19 September 1954|
An episode of "The Colgate Comedy Hour", with host Eddie Fisher, and the following guests: comedy-music group The Vagabonds, singer Peggy Lee, ballet dancers Maria Tallchief & Frederic Franklin, violinist Mischa Elman, singer & trumpet player Louis Armstrong, and boxer Rocky Marciano.
Keywords: Classic TV; Variety Show; Variety Series; Peggy Lee; Louis Armstrong; Eddie Fisher; The Colgate Comedy Hour; Colgate Comedy Hour
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|''The Colgate Comedy Hour'' - 20 January 1952|
Comedy television from over 60 years ago. Eddie Cantor stars in this atypical episode. Original 1952 commercials intact. A bit of blackface "mammy" stuff towards the end (don't worry, many other episodes of the series did feature actual Black acts). A nice 1950s relic.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Early Television; Eddie Cantor; Colgate Comedy Hour; The Colgate Comedy Hour; Blackface
|''The Colgate Comedy Hour'' - 15 May 1955|
An unusual episode of "The Colgate Comedy Hour", though without any colgate. Hosts of this episode are Rhonda Fleming and Gordon MacRae. Guests in this episode are The Clark Brothers, Jane Morgan, and Abbott and Costello.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; The Colgate Comedy Hour; Colgate Comedy Hour; America; United States; Cold War
|''The Colgate Summer Comedy Hour'' - 8 August 1954|
An episode of "The Colgate Summer Comedy Hour", with guests The Gaylords, Connie Russell, Jay Lawrence, Gene Sheldon, and the Will Maston Trion (with Sammy Davis Jr). Announcer is Don Wilson.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Colgate Comedy Hour; The Colgate Comedy Hour; The Gaylords; Connie Russell; Jay Lawrence; Gene Sheldon; Sammy Davis Jr
|The Colgate Comedy Hour - 1 April 1951|
An episode of the popular NBC series "The Colgate Comedy Hour", featuring the famous Eddie Cantor. The episode promises "new talent", some of which you've heard of (such as Eddie Fisher and William Warfield), and some of which you haven't (such as Tony and Eddy). In any case, a diverse range of talent appears, both high-brow and low-brow. The picture quality is very poor, though. According to an article in Variety magazine from 14 November 1951, the series cost $40,000 per an episode to produce ...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Classic Television; Live TV; Live Television; Eddie Cantor; Variety Series; Variety Show; 1951; Fabulous Fifties; Talented People; Popular; Old; Retro; Colgate Comedy Hour; The Colgate Comedy Hour
|The Colgate Comedy Hour w/ Abbott & Costello|
Abbott & Costello perform their "Who's On First" routine. The boys also appear in two sketches with Lon Chaney, Jr. in the famous Universal Frankenstein monster makeup: one is set in a haunted house, the second in a comic opera Don Juan Costello. Guests include: actor Lon Chaney, Jr., opera star Jarmilla Novotna; comic actors Sid Fields and Milton Frome; Gregg Sherwood; dancers Jesse, James and Carnell; and Al Goodman and his Orchestra.
Keywords: 1951; 1950's; 1950s; 50's; 50s; Fifties; Colgate; Comedy; The Colgate Comedy Hour; Abbott; Costello; Abbott & Costello; Bud Abbott; Lou Costello; Bud Abbott & Lou Costello; Lon Chaney Jr; Jarmilla Novotna; Comedy; Variety; TV; Television; Classic; Classic TV